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What do you plan to do today?

What a remarkable day in history! - October 14 

 

 

1890 - Dwight Eisenhower was born. (His presidency was the last time I slept soundly with a Republican in the White House. Hey, I was 4.) 

 

1910 - John Wooden was born (basketball was never the same)

 

1944 - German Field Marshall Erwin Rommel committed suicide rather than face execution for allegedly conspiring against Adolf Hitler. 

 

1947 - Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier - The guy with ‘The Right Stuff’ and one of my all time favorite heros. 

 

1960 - Presidential candidate John Kennedy suggested the formation of a Peace Corp

 

1964 - Martin Luther King Jr wan the Nobel Prize for Peace

 

1968 - First live telecast from a manned space craft - Apollo 7

 

1979 - Wayne Gretzky scored his first 894 professional goals

 

1986 - Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel won the Nobel Prize for Peace

 

1991- Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi won the Nobel Prize for Peace

 
 

Tell me what do you plan to do today?

 

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